Sea Level Rise: Salem’s Vulnerability

Date and Time: Wed, September 10, 7 pmLocation: First Church, 316 Essex St.Could Salem withstand a storm like Hurricane Sandy? Professor Steve Young from Salem State University's geography department will present his research on the vulnerability of Salem to sea-level rise in the face of climate change. In addition, Salem SAFE co-chair Jeff Barz-Snell, an environmental researcher, will … Continue reading Sea Level Rise: Salem’s Vulnerability

Urban Chickens: A FREE How-To Workshop

Location: First Church Salem, 316 Essex St. DAY & Time: Tuesday, August 26, 7 pm.Come to SAFE's first urban agriculture event, where Salem residents and professional educators Kathy Karch and Cady Goldfield will walk folks through the nuts and bolts (or eggs and molts) of keeping urban chickens. They'll share tips, tricks and best practice … Continue reading Urban Chickens: A FREE How-To Workshop

Climate Change in Northeast: Floods, Heatwaves , and more …

Reporting on the latest governmental report on climate change, the Boston Globe reports: The Northeast is bearing the brunt of climate change in the nation, assaulted by heat waves, torrential rains, and flooding that are the result of human action, according to a federal report released Tuesday. Over the past century, temperatures in Northeastern states … Continue reading Climate Change in Northeast: Floods, Heatwaves , and more …

SALEM GAS PLANT AND THE LOW-CARBON FUTURE

Salem Alliance for the Environment (SAFE) released the following statement in response to the February 8 demonstration in Salem by 350-MA. SAFE fully agrees with 350MA that the United States must take immediate steps to address global climate change. However, SAFE believes that the proposed quick-start, high efficiency natural-gas power plant for our city is … Continue reading SALEM GAS PLANT AND THE LOW-CARBON FUTURE